Uber to recommence self-driving program in San Francisco

Previously, Uber had a falling out as one of their self-driving vehicles had crashed in Arizona. Due to the crash, autonomous vehicles within Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh and Arizona were grounded. “We are resuming our development operations in San Francisco this morning, an Uber spokeswoman said.

Last Friday Uber had suspended its pilot program in three states as a human driven vehicle didn’t yield to an Uber Vehicles while making a turn in Arizona. “The vehicles collided, causing an autonomous vehicle to roll onto its side,” spokeswoman for the city’s police department Josie Montenegro said.

A requirement of an Uber car in self-driving mode is having two “safety” drivers in the front seats. The back seats were unoccupied during the vehicle collision.  

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